CRISTINA PORTUS, DVM
Dr. Cristina Portus was raised in Florida and attended the University of Florida where she earned her Bachelor of Science degrees in both animal science and wildlife ecology and conservation. After her undergraduate studies, she worked as a veterinary technician for four years. During that time, she further realized her passion for veterinary medicine. In 2010, Dr. Portus received her doctorate degree in veterinary medicine from Western University of Health Sciences. After graduation, she furthered her training by completing a one-year small animal emergency and medicine internship.
Dr. Portus has been practicing at El Cid Animal clinic for 10 1/2 years and her special interests include soft tissue wound healing, pain management and dermatology. She is our go to doctor for anything Feline as she offers Complimentary Examinations on all cats every Monday!
In her free time, Dr. Portus enjoys spending time with her husband David, two young daughters Hazel and Hannah, her three cats, and Chiweenie, Jane Doe.